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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#84: Sam Houston Part 1

21 minutes

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Commander of the Republic of Texas Army, first President of the Republic of Texas, Senator and governor of the State of Texas, Sam Houston is arguably the most influential man in Texas history. But he was a giant figure long before setting foot in Texas. Though it is overshadowed by his life in Texas, his early life in Tennessee would undoubtedly have made him a well known historical figure. The path he took to fame and to Texas would lead him from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, but the destiny of The Raven would be realized in the Lone Star State.

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